Archive for December 2009

Response to Some Questions Raised

December 23, 2009

“Minister Kenney’s statement that KAIROS took “a leadership role in the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign” against Israel is false.” Issue: KAIROS responds again to the Canadian government’s accusation that it led “the campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign…

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KAIROS Times: December 2009

December 23, 2009

Read the December 2009 issue.

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KAIROS Briefing Paper #22: Canada’s Climate Challenge: What’s at stake in the Copenhagen climate change talks

December 22, 2009

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change  (UNFCCC) conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, between December 7-18, 2009 represents a critical turning point in mobilizing the political will for a transition towards a low-carbon future. Canada’s challenge is to bring credible and constructive…

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KAIROS, Initiatives canadiennes œcuméniques pour la justice répond aux déclarations du ministre Kenney sur l’antisémitisme

December 21, 2009

La ministre de la Coopération internationale, Mme Bev Oda, a expliqué à KAIROS, au Parlement et au peuple canadien qu’on allait couper la subvention de KAIROS parce que son travail ne correspondait pas aux priorités de l’Agence canadienne de développement…

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KAIROS Responds to Accusations of Anti-Semitism and Renews Call for CIDA Funding to Be Restored

December 18, 2009

Attention: Religion, Government, Foreign, Social and Human Rights Journalists For Immediate Release Friday, December 18, 2009 (Toronto) KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives denies allegations by Immigration Minister Jason Kenney that it is anti-Semitic and decries the apparent politicization of aid…

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KAIROS répond à des accusations d’antisémitisme et renouvelle son appel pour que soit rétablie la subvention de l’ACDI

December 18, 2009

Secteurs : affaires religieuses, affaires publiques, affaires étrangères, affaires sociales et droits de la personne Pour publication immédiate Le vendredi 18 décembre 2009 (Toronto) KAIROS, Initiatives canadiennes œcuméniques pour la justice dément les allégations d’antisémitisme formulées par le ministre de…

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MEDIA ADVISORY – Bell Ringing Action

December 11, 2009

Hundreds of Churches Join KAIROS and WCC Bell Ringing Action This Sunday Toronto/For Immediate Release Friday, December 11, 2009 WHO: More than 250 of KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives’ member churches and local committees from coast to coast to coast….

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MEDIA RELEASE: Pressure Mounts for CIDA to Renew Funding For KAIROS

December 8, 2009

Pressure Mounts for CIDA to Renew Funding For KAIROS’ Human Rights Program: Funding Cut puts Human Rights Defenders at Greater Risk Attention: Religion, Government, Foreign, Social and Human Rights Journalists For Immediate Release/10:15AM EST Tuesday 08 December, 2009 (Ottawa) The…

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Communiqués: L’ARRÊT DU FINANCEMENT DE L’ACDI À KAIROS

December 7, 2009

L’ARRÊT DU FINANCEMENT DE L’ACDI À KAIROS AURA DES CONSÉQUENCES DRAMATIQUES SUR SON TRAVAIL DE DÉFENSE DES DROITS HUMAINS À L’ÉTRANGER À l’attention des journalistes sur les questions religieuses, internationales, sociales et sur les droits humains Pour publication immédiate Mercredi…

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KAIROS sur la colline du Parlement

December 7, 2009

POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE AVIS AUX MÉDIAS LE 7 DÉCEMBRE 2009 KAIROS SUR LA COLLINE DU PARLEMENT Des chefs d’Église donnent une conférence de presse Ottawa, ON – Des chefs d’Église et d’ONG donnent une conférence de presse sur la Colline…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: KAIROS COMES TO PARLIAMENT HILL

December 7, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY DECEMBER 7, 2009 KAIROS COMES TO PARLIAMENT HILL Church Leaders Hold Press Conference Ottawa, ON – Church and NGO Leaders will hold a press conference on Parliament Hill to address the unprecedented decision of International…

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MEDIA RELEASE: CIDA Cuts to KAIROS will devestate human rights work overseas

December 2, 2009

Attention: Religion, Foreign, Social and Human Rights Journalists For Immediate Release Wednesday, 02 December 2009 (Toronto) The Canadian government’s decision to cut funding to KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives will have a devastating impact on KAIROS’ overseas partners and the…

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